The NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative Oxford 3-day course on diagnostic test development, evaluation and regulation. Day attendance is also available through the online booking system.

Evidence to support the adoption of new biomarkers 3 day workshop

This course is aimed at all professionals working on diagnostic tests including people working in industry, academia, funding and regulation etc. The course combines talks with hands-on activities. To stimulate interactive discussions and maximise the learning experience, the number of places for this course are limited.

Day 1

Tests as part of a clinical pathway - Prof Carl Heneghan

Aligning research and development with clinical needs - TBC

Different forms of evidence for different types of questions - Dr Ann van Den Bruel

Searching workshop to support regulatory approval and other purposes - Nia Wyn Roberts

Day 2

How to avoid low quality studies - workshop- Dr Ann Van den Bruel & Dr Annette Pluddemann

Basic stats in diagnostic studies - Bethany Shinkins

Evidence for regulatory purposes,  CE marking, European IVD Directive and FDA approval processes - Stephen Lee

Evidence for implementation in routine clinical practice – NICE evaluations

Routinely available data, other resources - Dr Antonis Kousoulis

Day 3

Funding for diagnostic test development/opportunities for collaboration with academia - Ravi Chana

Economic modelling - Dr Jane Wolstenholme

Using evidence to support the business case: the route to adoption - Prof Chris Price

Facilitators and barriers for uptake in routine clinical practice, interactive discussion - Dr Caroline Jones